HINTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

REGULAR MEETING - MONDAY, MAY 15, 2000

6:00 P.M. - BOARD ROOM

 

The Board of Directors of the Hinton Community School District met in regular session. Monday, May 15, 2000, at 6:00 P.M. in the board room.  Members Howe, Rodgers, Sohl and Dittmer responded "aye" to the roll call.  Superintendent Steen, Principal Stuerman, Jo Jurgensmeier, Bruce Fey, Peg Larsen and Dave Attrill were also present.

 

Peg Larsen addressed the board, as representative of the Hinton Community School Education Association, thanking them for all their time and effort and presented them with a plant to show their appreciation for planting themselves here. 

 

It was moved by Sohl to amend the agenda as follows:

Item #12 - Other New Business, (a) - Approve graduating students, (b) - Budget with a Amendment Hearing Meeting date and time,  #13 - Dates to remember, #14 - Adjourn..  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the minutes of the April 10th board meeting, April 18th work-session, and May 3rd board meeting.  Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Howe to approve the list of bills, in the amount of $51,815.17, for payment.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Howe to approve the monthly Activity, Lunch, General and Schoolhouse Fund Financial Reports.  Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the second reading and adoption of Board Policies 490.1-414.9.  Second was by Howe and the motion carried unanimously.

 

After some discussion it was moved by Sohl to form a facilities committee.  Second was by Dittmer and the roll call vote was as follows:

 

                         Howe     -     aye                  Rodgers    -      aye

                         Sohl       -     aye                  Dittmer     -      aye

 

Motion carried.

 

In accordance with Superintendent Steen's recommendation it was determined by the board not to outsource the nutrition program.  We will continue with our present program but consider raising the lunch fees for next year, so the program would support itself.

 

It was moved by Howe to approve a drill team program, with the stipulation that there are at least 15 participants.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the issuance of a contract to Russ Spears, as a special needs aide, effective immediately.  Second was by Howe and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Dittmer to offer Janell Heimgartner a contract for drill team coach, assuming there are enough participants to offer the program.  Second was by Howe and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Sohl to approve the resignation of Bev Evans, as Vocal Music Instructor.  Second was by Howe and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the resignation of Steve Diediker, as JH Basketball and JH Wrestling Coach, with the stipulation that a suitable replacement be found.  Second was by Howe and the motion carried unanimously.

 

In accordance with Principal Stuerman's recommendation it was moved by Sohl to transfer Suzie Wright from the sixth grade position to fourth grade.  Second was by Howe and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the WIT 28E League of Schools Agreement.  Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve the WIT 28E college course offering agreement.  Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Howe to approve the recommended changes to the Master Contract.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Howe to approve the purchasing of new computers to upgrade the computer lab.  The technology money received from the state will be used for this.

 

 Monte Hartman, with Midwest Computers, and the technology committee will coordinate this process.  Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Dittmer to move the Regular Board Meetings to 6:30 A.M. for the summer months of June, July and August.  Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Dittmer to approve a volleyball fundraiser for students attending a volleyball camp in Lincoln, NE this summer.  Second was by Sohl and the motion carried unanimously.

 

Superintendent Steen presented the board with certificates in recognition of National School Board Week and thanked them for all their hard work.  Cake and coffee was served after the meeting for this occasion.

 

It was moved by Sohl to approve the graduating students for May, 2000.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

It was moved by Sohl to set the Budget Amendment Hearing Meeting to May 30th at 7:00 A.M.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Sohl to adjourn the meeting.  Second was by Dittmer and the motion carried unanimously.  The meeting adjourned at 7:40 P.M. and is recorded on Tape #00-7. 

 

The next Regular Meeting of the Hinton Community School Board of Directors will be June 12, 2000 at 6:30 A.M.